Gem was just ok.

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

3.1 out of 5
Norwegian Gem

10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Gem

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8586

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Overall it was ok had a lot of fun with the people we were with.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
It went good no complaints about it.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
I personally did not like the food in the main dining nor the buffet and the steak house was the best food we had the other specialty restaurants were not to our liking.

Waves Bar

4 out of 5

It was actually called Bali Hai in the pool area but wasn't offered in the drop down menu that was by far the best bar it was actually the smoking area bar and the bartenders were all awesome

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
There really wasn't much to do for being in the boat for 7 sea days and as for the Rock Climbing Wall it was only open for 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The shows were actually pretty good

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our room steward Laze on on the 8th floor doing the corridor including our cabin which was 8586 was wonderful the best part of our trip.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
To us the boat was very boring nothing jumps out as being wow, it really wasn't colorful at all very muted colors and it really does need a rehab again even though it was done in 2015.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
It was ok it was a partial ocean view as the windows are mostly blocked with Life Boats the pillows were horrible very old, heavy and flat. The best part by far was the shower I would put one in my bathrooms in a heartbeat

Ship tip

Honestly pick a newer ship.

Ports of call

St. John's, Antigua Did not visit port

Was not very nice nor the beach we went to also I was very sad and cried because it was such a sad island.

Castries, St. Lucia Did not visit port

Another poor island and not a very nice beach that we picked on our ow.

Fort-De-France, Martinique Did not visit port

Had to get ahead of the 1st Nor-easter

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Did not visit port

Awesome by far the best absolutely love it there.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Easy!
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